by Alfonso Martínez Berlana. Junkers Ju188 A-2 "Rächer" - A replica model of the Ju188, a fighter aircraft developed from the Ju88 with a large glass cockpit and MG 151 revolving turret. DML Dragon. 1/48 scale . The Junkers JU-188 was a progressive development of the basic JU-88 medium bomber, intended as a backup for the more advanced JU-188. Junkers Ju 188 E-1 (Source: BundesArchiv) In 1936, Junkers submitted proposals for the Ju 85 and Ju 88 into competition for the new standardized Luftwaffe high-speed tactical bomber, known as the Schnellbomber (fast bomber). info@modelersite.com Between 1943 and 1945, from the mountainous and cold Norwegian lands, several Junkers 188 units used to survey and control the merchant traffic of allied ships en route to the soviet ports located on the White Sea. This topic is categorised under: Aircraft » Propeller » Junkers Ju 188 The LLG 131 turret, with its kidney-shaped armored glass, was armed with an MG 131 machine-gun. View of the movable dorsal defensive position (B-1 Stand) of a Junkers Ju 188 E-1 or F-1. More about the Junkers Ju 188 propellers. Junkers Ju 188D-2 (Source: unknown) Ju 188G & H One problem with the Ju 88 that carried into the 188 was the lack of internal room for bomb storage. The Ju188 was mainly used as a bomber and Similar conversions of the E models were the Ju 188 F-1 and Ju 188 F-2. This topic is categorised under: Aircraft » Propeller » Junkers Ju 188 Airplanes . The Junkers Ju 188 Rache was a solid design and good performer, though appearing several years too late to make an impact. The Junkers Ju 188-page contains all related products, articles, books, walkarounds and plastic scale modeling projects dedicated to this aircraft. The Ju 188 D-1 was otherwise similar to the A-1, and the Ju 188 D-2 fitted nose radar for naval reconnaissance. The Junkers Ju 188 was a German Luftwaffe high-performance medium bomber built during World War II, the planned follow-up to the famed Ju 88 with better performance and payload. Junkers Ju 188 A-2. Altogether about 1,100 Junkers Ju 188 and about 120 388s were delivered, while at the war’s end the much larger and markedly different Ju 288 had been shelved and the Ju 488, a much enlarged four-engined 388, had been built at Toulouse. The Junkers Ju 188-page contains all related products, articles, books, walkarounds and plastic scale modeling projects dedicated to this aircraft. The Junkers Ju 188 was a German Luftwaffe high-performance medium bomber built during World War II, the planned follow-up to the famed Ju 88 with better performance and payload. The two designs were almost identical, differing only in that the Ju 85 used a twin-rudder and the Ju 88 a single fin. The engine cowlings suggest that the aircraft was powered by BMW 801 G engines. 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